The Lunchbox to serve free samples of winter squash

NEWPORT — The Lunchbox crew will be serving up free samples of winter squash during the first week of December. They will be giving out recipes and are looking to chat with people about

Crime spree hits Lowell early Monday morning

TROY — An investigation is underway after a stolen car was abandoned at a residence in Troy, which kicked off a series of burglaries in Lowell that lasted throughout Sunday night, and early Monday

Locals take to curling at Border Curling Club

BEEBE, QC — Sometimes given the nickname “chess on ice,” curling is a sport that has roots in medieval Scotland, but is most firmly established in Canada, having been brought here by Scottish emigrants.

Irasburg couple arrested after multi-year poaching investigation

IRASBURG — Vermont Fish and Wildlife wardens have arrested an Irasburg couple for allegedly running an elaborate deer poaching operation. Wayne Dion, 66, and Jennie Dion, 63, were brought up on multiple charges related

Woman taken to hospital after crash in Troy Sunday morning

TROY — A 37-year-old woman from North Troy was taken to the hospital, and two cars were totaled following a crash in Troy this morning. Police are saying that Amanda Chaput was taken to

Newport Santa Festival coming December 6th

NEWPORT — Christmas may still seem like a long way away, but the Santa Festival is coming to downtown Newport on Saturday, December 6th. There will be a Santa Parade, Santa Run, hayrides, Santa’s

Irasburg man leads police on high-speed chase

IRASBURG — Police are saying that a 20-year-old man from Irasburg led them on a high-speed chase yesterday afternoon on Route 14. The Orleans County Sheriff’s Department issued a statement saying that one of

Northsong Winter Concert Series Starts December 5

NEWPORT — Northsong, the Newport-based chamber choir, is proud to announce their upcoming Winter Concert series, which will see the group perform in Barton and Newport. Under the direction of Anne K. Hamilton with

A day of learning and giving in Newport

NEWPORT — A busload of Champlain College students studying social work and psychology came to Newport on Thursday, November 13, for a daylong event organized by Professor Kim Quinn-Smith and Northeast Kingdom Learning Services

Sterling College faculty member to run 275K for climate resilience

CRAFTSBURY — Pavel Cenkl, faculty in Environmental Humanities at Sterling College, is going the extra mile for climate resilience—171 extra miles. Cenkl is planning on completing a 275 km (170.8 mile), 3-day solo run

Tractor-trailer collides with salt truck on I-91

NEWPORT — A State of Vermont salt spreading vehicle and a tractor-trailer were involved in a crash on I-91 early Tuesday morning. Police report that at around 5:35 a.m., Mark Lamotte, 47, of Newport,

Orleans logger ordered to pay $60,000 in civil penalties

NEWPORT — A logger from Orleans has been ordered to pay $60,000 in civil penalties for violating Vermont’s water quality and heavy cut timber laws. A court-approved settlement requires Reginald Riendeau to comply with

Christmas Arts and Crafts Fair in Derby draws a crowd

DERBY — On Saturday, the Dailey Memorial Library hosted their 23rd Annual Christmas Arts and Crafts Fair inside the gymnasium of North Country Junior High. The event not only helps raise money for the

New women’s clothing store in Derby celebrates grand opening week

DERBY — A new women’s clothing store in Derby has been celebrating their grand opening this week. The store is Revive your Style, and it’s located behind Village Pizza. For owner Tracie Stevens of